Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-PHOENIX
    Requisition ID
    2018-13155
    Shift
    01 - Days
    Department
    DM Adult Day Hlth Care
    Facility
    Desert Mission
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    303 E EVA ST
    Work Hours (ex:M-F, 8am - 4pm)
    9a - 5p
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

    Qualifications

    Education
    High School Diploma or GED Required

    Experience
    6 months 6-12 months health or other human service experience and/or experience with geriatrics population or related experience in an adult health care facility. Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    Other 1) Current certified nurse assistant (CNA) card or current caregiver certificate of completion or have completed 50 hours as Supervisory and Personal Care level caregiver

    Upon Hire Required
    Other 2) Current food handlers card for current employees or must obtain within 45 days of hire for new hires
    3) Current fingerprint clearance card for current employees or application must be provided to ADHC and HR within 45 days from date of hire for new hires
    4) Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) card required or must be provided to ADHC and HR within 45 days from date of hire for new hires
    5) Current First Aid card required or must be provided to ADHC and HR within 45 days from date of hire for new hires.

    Please note: if any of the above listed cards expire, they must be renewed prior to the expiration date to maintain eligibility for continuing employment with Adult Day Healthcare (ADHC). Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    The Activity Care Associate - ADHC is responsible for assisting with the daily activities in the Adult Day Health Care Program. Greets the frail, elderly, and physically handicapped clients and family members each day, provides and assists with meals and snacks, assists with activities, transportation and maintains an orderly work area. Assists participants with personal care services such as toileting, bathing, feeding, showering, changing and transferring of participants. Assists RN with the taking and recording of vital signs and other personal care services as needed.
    • 1.Assists with, or provides personal care services as instructed by the ADHC registered nurse. Offers and provides meals and snacks to clients as directed including feeding assistance and monitoring of intake and special dietary requirements.
      •Ensures that all participants' basic needs are being met on a consistent basis as determined by the Client Service Plan observation and documentation. Takes all steps necessary to ensure safety of participants and reports any significant medical information to nurse as evidenced by documentation.
      •Follows proper procedures and health sanitation standards at all times in the area of food preparation, serving, feeding and storage of food items as evidenced by documentation and observation.
      •Follows policy and procedure for accurate count of actual meals and snacks served for CACFP billing.
      •Complete health monitoring according to licensure and contracts standards as evidenced by documentation.
      •Participates in the data collection for Quality Assurance
      •Participates in monthly staff in-service to remain current on the geriatric population needs
    • 2.Assists with program activities for participants including the leading and monitoring of participants in a wide range of areas.
      •Works with activity coordinator to ensure that all scheduled activities effectively meet the needs of all participants at a variety of functional levels as evidenced by feedback and observation.
      •Works with other activity staff to facilitate the intergenerational programs.
      •Assists the activity coordinator with client chart documentation.
      •Leads activities, outings, and events under the leadership of the activities coordinator.
    • 1.Coordinates and ensures a wide variety of daily activities/services are delivered according to established schedules and procedures, including showers, transportation, and ambulating and personal care assistance.
      •Works closely with other program staff to ensure effective coordination of scheduled services as evidenced by feedback and observation.
      •Assists the program coordinator in maintaining a safe, quality program through complete and accurate
      Performs other duties as assigned.



    It is the policy of HonorHealth to provide equal opportunity in employment. Selection and employment of applicants will be made on the basis of their qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

    Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity poster.

    Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster.HonorHealth wants all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us at EmploymentOffice@HonorHealth.com . Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved only for individuals with disabilities that are unable to use the online tools and is not intended for other purposes.

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